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Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Though far less recognizable by name to North American fight fans than UFC mainstays "Big" John McCarthy, Herb Dean and others, Japan's Yuji Shimada is one of professional MMA's most accomplished and experienced referees, with more than a decade of officiating title bouts and other high profile matchups to his credit.

Shimada served as head official for Japan's defunct Pride FC promotion, where from its inaugural 1997 event forward he presided over some of MM's biggest matchups, including Rickson Gracie vs. Nobuhiko Takada at Pride 1, Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Royce Gracie at the Pride 2000 Grand Prix Finals, and the championship bouts between Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson at Pride 28, Fedor Emelianenko and "Minotauro" Nogueira at Pride Shockwave 2004, and many others. Shimada continued to referee under the DREAM and Fields promotions.

Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Bout   Event   Date   Org
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Kai Wen Li vs. Roel Rosauro ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Sor Sey vs. Phoe Thaw ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Sofia Karga vs. Tabatha Ricci SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Marianthi Samouhou vs. Nanae Takahashi SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Christina Kousta vs. Rajina Bista SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Vincent Latoel vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Chan Heng vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Pengshuai Liu vs. Sim Bunsrun ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Mario Satya Wirawan vs. Xie Bin ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Rajinder Singh Meena vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Sunoto Peringkat vs. Edward Kelly ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Sotir Kichukov vs. Mark Striegl ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Hideki Sekine vs. Brandon Vera ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Kotetsu Boku vs. Timofey Nastyukhin ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Nico Soernarte vs. Muhamad Haidar ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Vaughn Donayre vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Adrian Pang vs. Roger Huerta ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Eduard Folayang vs. Shinya Aoki ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Jordan Lucas vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Saw Yan Paing vs. Phoe Thaw ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Mohamed Ali vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Narantungalag Jadambaa vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Michał Pasternak vs. Roger Gracie ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Jimmy Yabo vs. Benedict Ang ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Agilan Thani vs. Brad Robinson ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Joshua Pacio vs. Rabin Catalan ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Honorio Banario vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Sunoto Peringkat vs. Bernard Soriano ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Koji Ando vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Nikolay Aleksakhin vs. Ben Askren ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Kyal Linn Aung vs. Thway Thit Aung ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Aung La Nsang vs. Mohamed Ali ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Kyar Kyaw vs. Thar A Thal Ta Pwint ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Kyal Sin Phyo vs. Tha Pyay Nyo ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Phoe Thaw vs. Saw Llay ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Jerome S. Paye vs. Hao Jie Li ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Alexandre Machado vs. Marcin Prachnio ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Rafael Silva vs. Luis Santos ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Jimmy Yabo vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Baruto Kaito vs. Peter Aerts RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.31
James Thompson vs. Tsuyoshi Kosaka RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.29
Major Overall vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Yago Bryan vs. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Jimmy Yabo vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Paul Buentello vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Maxime Ceban vs. Sung Chan Hong Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Jesse Ronson vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Jesse Ronson vs. Gadzhi Zaipulaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Mike Kyle vs. Baga Agaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Waylon Lowe vs. Mateusz Teodorczuk Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Wang Wei vs. Xu Liu ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Ya Wei Wang vs. Kai Wen Li ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Rafael Silva vs. Michał Pasternak ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Xian Ji vs. Yadong Song ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Li Gen vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Kevin Belingon vs. Koetsu Okazaki ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Jujeath Nagaowa vs. Tharoth Oum Sam ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Jeff Huang vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Luis Santos ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Martin Nguyen vs. Rocky Batolbatol ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Leandro Ataides vs. Igor Svirid ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Dwayne Hinds vs. Christophe Vandijck ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Raymond Tan vs. Stephen Langdown ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Edward Kelly vs. Ev Ting ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Robert Lisita vs. Marat Gafurov ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Tanaphong Khunhankaew vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Koji Oishi vs. Narantungalag Jadambaa ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Shinya Aoki vs. Kamal Shalorus ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Christian Holley vs. Roger Huerta ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Hiroshige Tanaka vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Mohammad Walid vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Robert Lisita vs. Eric Kelly ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Jake Butler vs. Mohamed Ali ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Eliot Corley vs. Rayner Kinsiong ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Rafael Nunes vs. Koji Ando ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Sung Ming Yen vs. Nicholas Lee ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Ev Ting vs. Yohan Mulia Legowo ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ruel Catalan vs. Gianni Subba ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Mohammad Sotounzadeh vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Sami Amin vs. Fransino Tirta ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Kosuke Suzuki vs. Adriano Moraes ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Stephen Langdown vs. Casey Suire ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Vincent Latoel vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Major Overall vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Raymond Tan vs. Radeem Rahman ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Ben Askren ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Robert Lisita vs. Yusuke Kawanago II ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Gianni Subba vs. Eugene Toquero ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Kotetsu Boku vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Leandro Ataides vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Yuta Watanabe vs. Taisuke Okuno DEEP 66 Impact 2014.04.29
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Arnaud Lepont vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Nobutatsu Suzuki vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Harris Sarmiento vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Andrew Leone vs. Shinichi Kojima ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Honorio Banario vs. Koji Oishi II ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Paul Cheng vs. Alain Ngalani ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Caros Fodor vs. Vuyisile Colossa ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Vincent Latoel vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Ruel Catalan vs. Khim Dima ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Saiful Merican vs. Tok Sophon ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Alaa Mazloum vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Adriano Moraes vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Soo Chul Kim ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Mitch Chilson vs. Shannon Wiratchai II ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Sherilyn Lim vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Eddie Ng vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Max Metino vs. Long Sophy ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Vuyisile Colossa vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Almiro Barros vs. Kian Pham ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Bashir Ahmad vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Seung Ho Yang vs. Caros Fodor ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
James Kouame vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Masakatsu Ueda vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Felipe Enomoto vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Kamal Shalorus vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Rey Docyogen vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Honorio Banario vs. Koji Oishi ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Eddie Ng vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Leandro Issa vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Melvin Manhoef vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Jake Butler vs. Swain Cangco ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Kotetsu Boku vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
AJ Lias Mansor vs. Jian Kai Chee ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Leo Krishna vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Honorio Banario vs. Eric Kelly ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Adam Kayoom vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Yoshiro Maeda Dream 18 2012.12.31
Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Hiroyuki Takaya Dream 18 2012.12.31
Satoru Kitaoka vs. Will Brooks Dream 18 2012.12.31
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Shyam Prasad Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Bharat Khandare vs. Narender Grewal Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Warren De Reuck vs. Mohamed Hassan Badawy Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Jamshed Khan vs. Rouhollah Eidehlouei Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Abhijeet Petkar vs. Sanjay Jha Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Shaikh Mohammed-Farhan vs. Jagdish Kumar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Nikola Janjić vs. Vikas Singh Ruhil Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Jimmy Ambriz vs. Mohamed Abdel Karim Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Jamshed Khan Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Gurleen Kaur vs. Monika Mallik Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Santosh Kumar vs. Sachin Mahanta Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16

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